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Chester Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Chester Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Chester, Pennsylvania

There are at least 2 colleges in Chester, listed and described below. These schools represent 7,950 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 6,810 full-time students, and a reported 2,378 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Widener University-Main Campus and Neumann College.

We also provide an extensive list of Pennsylvania Colleges.

Featured Colleges in the Chester Area (QuickSchools™)

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Lincoln Tech


Philadelphia, PA

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

YTI Career Institute


Lancaster, PA

Your Journey Begins Here . At YTI Career Institute, we are your beacon-brightening your future outlook and lighting your path to a rewarding career.

  • Program Categories: Culinary Arts, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Villanova University College of Professional Studies


Villanova, PA

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) is where adults can find their home at Villanova University.

  • Program Categories: Business, Computers and Technology, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety
  • Degrees: Certificate, Bachelor

All-State Career


Essington, PA

Prepare for an exciting career in the trucking industry at All-State Career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Universal Technical Institute


Exton, PA

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. 

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

WyoTech


Blairsville, PA

Gear up for a better future at WyoTech.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions


Norristown, PA

Get your career on track with training from Smith & Solomon.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Aviation Institute of Maintenance


Philadelphia, PA

Aviation Institute of Maintenance schools are distinguished institutes committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the Aviation Industry.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Cortiva Institute


King Of Prussia, PA

Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy's innovative program will help you learn the art of massage therapy and introduce you to a range of career opportunities.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Colleges in Chester with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Neumann College
One Neumann Drive
Aston, PA 19014-1298

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, education, elementary school teaching, registered nursing, organizational behavior, criminal justice and safety, sports and fitness management, physical therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 3,084 students, 2,609 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 778 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 410-480. Math: 400-480. Writing: 400-480.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Widener University-Main Campus
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: education, social work, registered nursing, business management, psychology, clinical psychology, physical therapy, accounting
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 4,866 students, 4,201 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,600 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 440-530. Math: 460-560.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Folcroft Colleges 1 6,978 69  
Haverford Colleges 1 48,498 1,169 1,150
Media Colleges 3 5,533 13,315  
Sharon Hill Colleges 1 5,468 139  
Swarthmore Colleges 1 6,170 1,491 1,420
Upper Darby Colleges 2 81,821 244  

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